Turtle Soup - "Ella Deloria"
March 8, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFeed your mind and your belly with Turtle Soup, featuring a presentation on historic Black Hills figures or events and a bowl of soup provided by Angel’s Catering.
This week, Conor McMahon presents, "Ella Deloria: Pioneering Linguist and Author." This presentation is part of our Women in History Month events.
Deloria, of the Yankton Dakota, is known for her work in Native American anthropology and linguistics, and she has a fascinating connection to the Sioux Indian Museum. Among other projects, Deloria worked for the Indian Arts and Crafts Board (IACB) from 1960-1961 to research and catalog the museum collection.
This talk will explore the complex life of the noted author and linguist.
McMahon is the chief curator of the IACB. His focus is on the artwork of contemporary American Indian and Alaskan Native artists, working to preserve and display the rich collections of Native American arts and crafts.
He supervises the operations of three IACB museums:
- The Sioux Indian Museum, located in The Journey Museum and Learning Center
- The Southern Plains Indian Museum in Anadarko, Oklahoma
Mus � eumof the Plains Indian in Browning, Montana
Admission for Turtle Soup is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and half-off for members. Call 394-6923 to reserve seats.
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